Handmade Copper Flask

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This handmade copper flask is made in the United States by a copper manufacturer founded almost 200 years ago in 1819, each flask is lined with tin (a process called hot-tinning) to protect the copper from corrosion from acidic fluids. The outside of the flask is left unmolested as pure copper – it won’t corrode…

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Hammered Pewter Tankard

Pewter Tankard

When it comes to vessels for drinking beer, this hammered pewter tankard is just about as classy as you’re ever likely to get. Men and women have been imbibing the amber nectar from pewter tankards for over 400 years, over the past few decades they stopped using lead in the smelting process – resulting in tankards…

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Mustang by Luis Pérez

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The beautiful image you see above is a photo-realistic painting by Luis Pérez, a talented Spanish artist whose work has been displayed in London, Hamburg and Zurich. He specialises in creating images that look like well-taken photographs at first glance – only becoming noticeable as a painting after closer examination. The Mustang steering wheel above…

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American Felling Axe

American Felling Axe

The American Felling Axe by Best Made Co. is a wood chopper for those who are slightly more serious about cutting logs than your average weekend camper. Each of these axes has a drop forged, American-made 5160 alloy steel head that is hardened to a Rockwell hardness rating of 54-56 HRC – which sounds impressive…

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1973 Ferrari Dino 246GT

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The Ferrari Dino 246GT was the second major model iteration in the Dino family, it addressed the complaints that had been made in some circles about the lack of power produced by the original – the 206GT that was powered by a 2 litre V6 capable of 160hp. The competitive benchmark for the Dino was…

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AC Aceca-Bristol

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The AC Aceca-Bristol was the slightly higher-performance version of the Aceca (pronounced “ah-see-ka”) – a model that was essentially a modified coupe-version of the now world famous AC Ace (the car that would later be re-engined by Carroll Shelby and sold as the AC Cobra). The Bristol-powered version of the Aceca was fitted with the…

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B-3 Sheepskin Bomber Jacket by Schott

Sheepskin Leather Bomber Jacket

The Sheepskin Bomber Jacket was originally created to keep pilots and aircrew from freezing to death at altitude – pressurising and heating aircraft cabins was far too expensive and labour intensive for the rapid mass-production that was required as the Allies ramped up for war. The solution was to kit out all aircrews with clothing…

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Goodwood Revival 2014: Day 1

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I often meet people who’ve never heard of the Goodwood Revival – which seems borderline sacrilegious, but I think a lot of it has to do with the relatively limited coverage the event receives outside of the United Kingdom. So for those of you who have never heard of the Goodwood Revival, and those of…

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The Techpack by JBird Collective

JBird Backpack

The Techpack by JBird Collective is a new take on a very old idea, the team behind the JBird Collective emphasise traditional materials in their product lines, so the Techpack is made from a combination of full grain leather and Martexin waxed canvas cotton, with the addition of military-spec G-hooks and a 1000D Cordura liner….

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Weiss Field Watch

Weiss Watch

The Weiss Field Watch is the result of a cross-Continental collaboration led by Swiss-trained American watchmaker Cameron Weiss, the watch that bares his name has a mechanical movement (as well as buckles, case-back screws and spring bar screws) from Switzerland, while the case parts, dials, hands, spring bar tools and straps are designed and manufactured in…

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